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1946 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
GARVIN, William F., M.D. 66 of Lincoln, NE died May 18, 2013 in Lincoln. He was born July 8, 1946 in Boston, Massachusetts to William H. and Catherine (Curley) Garvin. William attended Boston College High School and Boston College. He went on to graduate from Boston University School of Medicine in 1972. He completed Fellowships in Orthopedics and Hand Surgery. William served in the US Air Force at Offutt Air Force Base where he was Chief of Orthopedics. William joined Dave Heiser, M.D. and Andris Matisons, M.D. in an Orthopedic practice in Lincoln, NE in 1980. In 1987 he established Nebraska Orthopedics with Dave Heiser, Tom Heiser and Pat Clare. William was active in the Lincoln community serving on the boards of the Lincoln Medical Education Foundation, Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center and the Lincoln Area Education Council. He also served in the Board of Councilors for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Survivors include wife Jeanne Garvin, M.D., of Lincoln, NE, sons Brian Garvin, M.D. and wife Susannah Watson, M.D. of Ashville, N.C. and Paul Garvin of Reno, NV. Grandchildren William F. Garvin, Henry Garvin and Beatrice Garvin. William is preceded in death by his parents. Interment will be at Saint Joseph's Catholic Cemetery in Boston, Massachusetts. Memorial Service will be planned at a later date. Memorials to Clinic with a Heart, 1701 South 17th Street, Suite 4G, Lincoln, NE 68502, 402-421-2924 and Boston College High School, Office of Institutional Advancement, 150 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125. Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements. Condolences can be emailed to: www.bmlfh.com
Published in The Boston Globe on May 22, 2013
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